Diogo Jota has scored 9 occasions in 17 appearances since a transfer from Wolves in September.© AFP
Liverpool’s injury-hit season suffered one other setback with the information Diogo Jota may very well be sidelined for as much as two months with a knee harm. The Portuguese worldwide has made a blistering begin to his Liverpool profession, scoring 9 occasions in 17 appearances since a transfer from Wolves in September. Jota suffered the harm within the Reds’ meaningless 1-1 Champions League attract Midtjylland on Wednesday, resulting in criticism of Jurgen Klopp‘s crew choice for the journey to Denmark.
Klopp, although, mentioned he was relieved the prognosis was not worse.
“It is worse than we first thought and higher than we then thought,” mentioned Klopp forward of Sunday’s go to to Fulham.
“All of the potential surgeons had a glance on it, no surgical procedure wanted. However he will probably be out for some time. We do not know precisely however one-and-a-half, two months.”
Centre-backs Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez are anticipated to overlook the vast majority of the remainder of the season, whereas midfielders Thiago Alcantara, James Milner and Xherdan Shaqiri stay out injured.
Klopp was at the least in a position to welcome again goalkeeper Alisson Becker in opposition to Fulham, whereas Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was additionally match once more for a spot on the bench.
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